Blood

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Blood donor set, many-pack
  • Class:
  • Class IIb
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Blood donor set, many-pack
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 219097
  • Last update:
  • 08-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

219097

Fresenius Kabi Australia Pty Limited - Blood donor set, many-pack

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class IIb

Sponsor

Fresenius Kabi Australia Pty Ltd

Postal Address

Level 2, 2 Woodland Way,Mount Kuring-gai, NSW, 2080

Australia

ARTG Start Date

10/01/2014

Product category

Medical Device Class IIb

Status

Active

Approval area

Medical Devices

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Fresenius Kabi AG

Else-Kroner-strasse 1

Bad Homburg, , D-61346

Germany

Products

1. Blood donor set, many-pack

Product Type

Medical device system

Effective date

10/01/2014

GMDN

47885 Blood donor set, many-pack

Intended purpose

For the processing and storage of blood components.

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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16-11-2018

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FDA approved Aemcolo (rifamycin), an antibacterial drug indicated for the treatment of adult patients with travelers’ diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli (E. coli), not complicated by fever or blood in the stool.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-11-2018

Barcelona Nut Company Recalls Roasted and Salted in Shell Pistachios Because of Possible Health Risk

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Barcelona Nut Company of Baltimore, Maryland is recalling 239 cases of roasted and salted in shell pistachios, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism that can cause serious and sometimes-fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Danish Medicines Agency

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FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility

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FDA approves new DNA-based test to determine blood compatibility.Test is first of this type approved to report genotypes as final results

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Contaminated valsartan has so far not caused an increased incidence of cancer cases in Denmark

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A Danish registry study has examined if the cancer incidence rate is higher among people treated with the blood pressure lowering medicine Valsartan, which due to the risk of contamination was recalled from the market in July 2018. The study concludes that no increased cancer incidence can be seen at present.

Danish Medicines Agency

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Safer prescription of blood thinning agents

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A collaboration between pharmaceutical companies, pharmacies and authorities has eliminated a common cause of dosing errors involving blood thinning agents.

Danish Medicines Agency

13-8-2018

Health Canada Warns Canadians of New Safety Information Related to Long-Term Use of Azithromycin Following Stem Cell Transplants in Cancer Treatment

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Zithromax, Zmax (azithromycin): FDA Warning - Increased Risk of Cancer Relapse With Long-Term Use After Donor Stem Cell Transplant

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FDA announces voluntary recall of several medicines containing valsartan following detection of an impurity

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Health Canada

10-7-2018

FDA updates warnings for fluoroquinolone antibiotics on risks of mental health and low blood sugar adverse reactions

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-7-2018

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-7-2018

Recall of valsartan blood pressure medicine

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Danish Medicines Agency

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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HeartMate 3™ Left Ventricular Assist System: Class I Recall - Due to Potential Malfunction that may Lead to Graft Occlusion

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Therakos Cellex Photopheresis System

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Danish Medicines Agency

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Danish Medicines Agency

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Danish Pharmacovigilance Update 31 October 2013

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Danish Medicines Agency

3-2-2014

Danish Pharmacovigilance Update 28 November 2013

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Danish Medicines Agency

5-3-2012

Danish Pharmacovigilance Update, 16 February 2012

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Danish Medicines Agency

3-1-2012

Danish Pharmacovigilance Update, 15 December 2011

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Danish Medicines Agency

13-5-2011

Danish Pharmacovigilance Update, April 2011

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Danish Medicines Agency

23-5-2007

Reassessment of the reimbursement status of blood pressure products resumed in the Reimbursement Committee

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Danish Medicines Agency

6-11-2018

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